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What happend on June 8th 2008

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Clinton backs Obama and bows out

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 0:57
related countries: United States United States

Hillary Clinton tells supporters she is suspending her campaign to win the US presidency and is backing Barack Obama.
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Colombia 'holds Venezuelan guard'

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 1:28
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Columbia says it holds a Venezuelan guard who was trying to deliver ammunition to Marxist rebels.
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Obama praises 'valiant' Clinton

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 4:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Clinton

Democratic hopeful Barack Obama pays tribute to Hillary Clinton's "valiant" campaign after she bows out of the US presidential race.
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Chavez agrees to change 'spy' law

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 5:38
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's Hugo Chavez backtracks on plans to demand public co-operation with police agencies.
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Blast rocks Basque printing press

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 6:03
related countries: Spain Spain

An explosion damages the printing press of El Correo, a newspaper in Spain's northern Basque region.
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Nepalese cavalry to be relocated

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 8:01
related countries: Nepal Nepal

Nepal's Supreme Court orders the relocation of the cavalry, in a fresh blow to the abolished monarchy and pro-royal army.
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Deadly clashes hit Somali market

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 9:42
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia, Somalia Somalia
related places: Mogadishu

At least 11 people die as Islamist rebels and Ethiopian and Somali forces clash in Mogadishu, witnesses say.
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Mofaz criticised over Iran threat

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 10:54
related countries: Israel Israel, Iran Iran

A key defence official accuses an Israeli deputy PM of threatening Iran with attack to further his own political ambitions.
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Seven dead in Tokyo knife attack

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 11:19
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Seven people are killed and 10 injured in a busy Tokyo shopping district after a man rampages with a knife, local media say.
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Turkish jets hit PKK rebel target

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 11:20
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Turkey Turkey

Turkish warplanes strike a Kurdish rebel target in northern Iraq, the Turkish military says.
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Shock in Tokyo

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 11:44
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Tokyo

Knife attack leaves Japanese looking for answers
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Federer v Nadal as it happened

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 12:50
related countries: France France

Defending champion Rafael Nadal beats world number one Roger Federerto win a fourth French Open title.
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Aftershock near China quake lake

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 13:02
related countries: China China

A strong aftershock in China rocks a quake-formed lake that has been threatening to burst its banks, state media says.
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Irish PM bids to rally EU support

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 13:45
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland's PM accuses opponents of an EU treaty of "inaccuracy and absurdity", ahead of Thursday's referendum.
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Bryant's Australia

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 14:06
related countries: Australia Australia

No pomp or ceremony for the Queen's birthday
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Yes or No

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 14:41
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Battle mounts ahead of Ireland's EU referendum
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Congo challenge

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 14:48
related countries: Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo

Old scores frustrate UN's struggle to find peace
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Tennis: Nadal storms to victory

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 15:05
related countries: France France

Rafael Nadal thrashes world number one Roger Federer to win a fourth successive French Open title.
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BBC Afghan reporter is shot dead

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 15:10
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Abdul Samad Rohani, a BBC reporter in Afghanistan's Helmand province, is found shot dead after being abducted.
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Oil crisis dominates G8 meeting

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 15:40
related countries: Japan Japan

Energy ministers from the world's top industrialised nations meet in Japan as oil prices threaten the global economy.
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Iraqi PM assures Iran on security

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 15:48
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Iraq's PM says his country will not be used as a base to attack Iran, reflecting concerns about the US presence there.
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Canadian Grand Prix - as it happened

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 16:00
related countries: Canada Canada, Bermuda Bermuda

Robert Kubica claims his first Grand Prix win and the first for BMW Sauber as Lewis Hamilton goes out after a pit-lane collision.
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Sudan agreement on Abyei reached

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 17:08
related countries: Sudan Sudan
related places: Abyei

International arbiters are to be used to in an attempt to resolve a dispute over Sudan's oil-rich Abyei region.
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Two killed by large Greek quake

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 17:15
related countries: Greece Greece

At least two people are killed and some 20 others are injured as a strong earthquake rocks southern Greece.
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Zimbabwe opposition MP released

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 18:15
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

A court in Zimbabwe frees an opposition MP after his second arrest in a week on public order charges.
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Football: Germany beat Poland

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 20:42
related countries: Poland Poland, Germany Germany

Lukas Podolski's double ensures Germany start their Euro 2008 campaign with victory against Poland.
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Grim milestone

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 20:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British death toll in Afghanistan reaches 100
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Spanish hauliers on fuel strike

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 22:01
related countries: Spain Spain

Tens of thousands of Spanish lorry drivers are on strike to protest against the soaring price of diesel.
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German boss lauds Podolski double

Sunday 8th of June 2008, 22:10
related countries: Poland Poland, Germany Germany

Germany coach Joachim Low pays tribute to goal hero Lukas Podolski after the 2-0 win against Poland.
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